From the School Yard to the Squad Car: School Discipline, Truancy, and Arrest

@article{Monahan2014FromTS,
  title={From the School Yard to the Squad Car: School Discipline, Truancy, and Arrest},
  author={Kathryn C. Monahan and Susan Vanderhei and Jordan Bechtold and Elizabeth Cauffman},
  journal={Journal of Youth and Adolescence},
  year={2014},
  volume={43},
  pages={1110-1122}
}
Since the 1990’s, implementation of zero tolerance policies in schools has led to increased use of school suspension and expulsion as disciplinary techniques for students with varying degrees of infractions. An unintended consequence of zero tolerance policies is that school suspension or expulsion may increase risk for contact with the juvenile justice system. In the present study, we test how forced absence from school via suspension or expulsion and chosen absence from school (truancy) are… 
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